Editorial Staff
6 months ago

Editorial Staff
6 months ago

High surf advisory goes into effect tonight until Wednesday

(Source ABS)

Effective 2nd September 2023 10:31 am

Expires3rd September 2023 8:26 pm

Description Moderate long-period swells are expected to reach the area and affect mainly the northern and eastern coastlines. The threat level to the life, livelihood, property and infrastructure of those using the affected coastlines will rise to moderate.

These swells could cause life-threatening surfs and rip currents on affected coastlines. A high surf advisory means that dangerous surfs of 2 to 3 metres or 6 to 10 feet will affect some coastlines in the advisory area, producing hazardous conditions.

Instructions Beachgoers, especially to the mainly affected coastlines, should be extremely cautious; bathe only where lifeguards are present or on the sheltered, less affected beaches, mainly to the south. Extreme caution is also required by those using the affected non-beach or rocky coastlines.

Contact ABMS Met Office at 462-3017, if confirmation of this message is needed.

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